Tag Archives: conspiracy nuts

REPORT: World Net Daily On Brink Of Financial Collapse

The Washington Post reports: In the feverish heyday of the “birther movement,” conspiracy-hungry readers swarmed to a website called WorldNetDaily for the latest on the specious yet viral theory that President Barack Obama was not born in the United States. The site’s founder, Joseph Farah — a former newspaperman with a dense, jet-black mustache and a cloak-and-dagger mystique — boasted …

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Police Say Suspect In Hit Of NYC Mob Boss Researched #QAnon Online And Often Wore Trump’s MAGA Hat

The New York Post reports: Anthony Comello, 24, who even yawned during the highly anticipated appearance in a New Jersey courtroom, held up his left palm and revealed a large, bold “Q” written in blue ink in the center of his hand. It was surrounded by the phrases “MAGA Forever,” “United We Stand” and “Patriots in Charge USA.” “Patriots in …

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#QAnon Book Makes Amazon’s Bestsellers Ranking

NBC News reports: A book that pushes the conspiracy theory Qanon climbed within the top 75 of all books sold on Amazon in recent days, pushed by Amazon’s algorithmically generated recommendations page. “QAnon: An Invitation to the Great Awakening,” which has no stated author, ranked at No. 56 at press time. The book, “An Invitation to the Great Awakening,” is …

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Conspiracy Kingpin Lyndon LaRouche Dies At Age 96

The Associated Press reports: Fitting for a man who saw so much darkness in the world, Lyndon LaRouche died on the fringes this week, his name little known to anyone under 50, his death rumored online a day before mainstream outlets confirmed it. His influence, however, will surely outlast him. “LaRouche is the granddaddy of the conspiracist culture that is …

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YouTube Stops Promoting Conspiracy Theory Videos

Forbes reports: In an official blog post published January 25th about YouTube’s changes to its recommendation algorithm, the Google-owned company announced they would be cracking down on conspiracy-laden videos and other “borderline content”… by ceasing to list them in the “Up Next” sidebar. Examples listed of content no longer being recommended included 9/11 truther documentaries, flat earth conspiracy videos and …

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Anthony Scaramucci At Far-Right Event: QAnon Is Real

Politico reports: At the first-ever American Priority Conference on Friday morning, Anthony Scaramucci — who served a brief stint as the Trump White House’s communications director — addressed a married couple from Virginia, telling them that the author of the fantastical Internet conspiracy theory QAnon has “been dead accurate about so many things,” adding: “When you find out who he …

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Conspiracy Theorist Sentenced To Nine Years For Shooting Conspiracy Theorist Jack Burkman In The Ass

The Washington Post reports: A man who worked as an investigator for conspiracy theorist Jack Burkman [photo above] will serve nine years in prison for shooting and wounding his ex-boss in a complicated plot involving a fake FBI exposé. Kevin Doherty, 46, said little as Judge William T. Newman Jr. sentenced him Monday for malicious wounding and use of a …

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Anti-Vax Parents Spawn Chicken Pox Outbreak In NC

The Asheville Citizen Times reports: A chickenpox outbreak at a private school now ranks as North Carolina’s largest since a vaccine for the virus became available more than 20 years ago, health officials say. As of Friday, 36 students at Asheville Waldorf School had contracted the varicella virus, known to most as chickenpox. The school has one of the highest …

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Right Wing Paper Settles Suit With Seth Rich’s Brother

CNN reports: The Washington Times on Monday issued a lengthy retraction and apology for an editorial it published in March about Aaron Rich, the brother of the slain Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich whose unsolved murder became the basis for conspiracy theories on the far-right. “The Column included statements about Aaron Rich, the brother of former Democratic National Committee …

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Bill Maher Tees Off On #QAnon Nutjobs [VIDEO]

Deadline reports: Maher’s final New Rule for the night: “If Trump supporters don’t want us to call them stupid they have to stop coming up with things like Q.” “Just a few months ago…I was talking about how Republicans are now the Conspiracy Party and that there is nothing so ridiculous they won’t swallow: birth certificate, chemtrails, Jade Helm, Lizard …

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California Wildfire Suspect Is #QAnon #Pizzagate Nut

The Huffington Post reports: A man arrested on Tuesday in connection with a devastating wildfire in Southern California is a conspiracy theorist who posted videos about satanic rituals and QAnon. “This place is going to burn,” Forrest Clark, 51, allegedly texted a volunteer fire chief two weeks before an inferno enveloped Orange County, burning nearly 20,000 acres and destroying 12 …

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New “Pedophile” Conspiracy Targets Franklin Graham

Following a Media Matters link in an article about a Pizzagate-style conspiracy theory currently unspooling in Oregon, you arrive an allegedly Australian blog titled Pedophiles Down Under. Here’s how the top post starts: Franklin Graham is scrambling to erase all history of his unfathomably inappropriate visit to the Voodoo Doughnut store – the very same outlet the FBI busted for …

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Anonymous Vows To Expose #QAnon Nutjobs [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: The hacking collective Anonymous is pledging to expose the people behind the “QAnon” conspiracy theory. The anarchist hacking group slammed the QAnon conspiracy as potentially dangerous and driven by a “brainless political agenda” in a video posted Sunday to what is widely considered the most reliable Anonymous Twitter account. “We will not see idly by while you …

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CNN Interviews #QAnon Nutbag Trump Cultists [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: What is QAnon? Not even its strongest supporters really know. CNN’s Gary Tuchman bravely took to a rainy parking lot in Wilkes-Barre, PA to interview the tired, poor, huddled masses yearning to breathe Trump outside one of the president’s rallies. “It’s a shift. I can feel it coming,” Trump supporter Timothy Rasmussen told Tuchman. “Some call it the …

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Lawyers For Seth Rich Family Subpoena Twitter For Direct Messages Sent By Multiple Far-Right Accounts

Law & Crime reports: The defamation lawsuit filed in March by Aaron Rich, the brother of murdered former Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich, appears to have ramped up significantly with the subpoena of documents, communications and messages sent and received by several Twitter accounts over for the timespan of Jan. 1, 2015 to the present. In March, Aaron Rich …

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Roseanne Barr: Trump Has Freed Hundreds Of Children Each Month From Pimps And Sex Trafficking Rings

Mediaite reports: On the day that Roseanne Barr found out that ABC had greenlit the revival of her iconic sitcom for a second season following its blockbuster debut, she decided to publicly dip her toe back into the conspiratorial waters that have already haunted her show’s revival. We already know about her penchant for calling folks “Nazi” on Twitter — …

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InfoWars Loon Challenges Robert Mueller To Fistfight

Jared Holt reports at Right Wing Watch: Jerome Corsi, Washington bureau chief for the conspiracy theory outlet Infowars, said today that he wants to take Special Counsel Robert Mueller behind the Department of Justice and fight him. “I’m fed up with this. I want to say to Mueller, ‘Let’s go out in the backyard of the Justice Department. You’ve got …

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Nutjob Seth Rich Conspiracy Loon Claims He Was Nearly Murdered By Fellow Nutjob Seth Rich Conspiracy Loon

The Washington Post reports: As conspiracy theories swirled around the murder of Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich, lobbyist Jack Burkman took the unusual step of launching his own private investigation. A man with military and security experience stepped up to help. Now Burkman alleges that man, Kevin Doherty, nearly killed him. Burkman, a conservative lobbyist who has also raised …

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DC Lawmaker: Jewish Bankers Control The Weather

The Washington Post reports: A D.C. lawmaker responded to a brief snowfall Friday by publishing a video in which he espoused a conspiracy theory that Jewish financiers control the weather. D.C. Council member Trayon White Sr. (D-Ward 8) posted the video to his official Facebook page at 7:21 a.m. as snow flurries were hitting the nation’s capital. The video, shot …

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Two Conspiracy Loons Arrested For Harassing Family Of Mass Shooting Victim: Your Daughter Never Existed

The San Antonio Express reports: Two conspiracy theorists who have pushed the idea that the mass shooting at Sutherland Springs on Nov. 5 didn’t happen were arrested Monday at First Baptist Church, the site of the massacre, after the church’s pastor accused them of repeatedly harassing the community. The Wilson County Sheriff’s Office declined to provide charging information on Robert …

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